Bogota Gastronomic Walking Tour: a journey through Colombian traditional flavors
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Museo Nacional, Bogota, Colombia
To begin, you’ll meet with your guide at the National Museum before moving on to “La Perseverancia” food market, a place created by the working-class people at the beginning of the XX century.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Plaza de Mercado La Perseverancia, Carrera 5 30a 40, Bogota 110311 Colombia
There you’ll feel the typical atmosphere of a traditional Colombian food market as you talk to traditional cooks and locals, and try delicious fruits.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
La Macarena, Calle 27 carrera 5, Bogota Colombia
You’ll then walk all over La Macarena neighborhood, which was Bogotá’s bohemian area in the mid-XXth century. Nowadays, this area has been transformed into a recognizable zone of international restaurants and art galleries.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Florida Bakery, Cra. 7 #21-46, Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Afterward, you’ll walk along the 7th street to enjoy the “Septimazo”, a very diverse path where you'll find street artists, singers, food karts and handicrafts, and will also identify some of the iconic buildings of the area.
You’ll stop at the traditional “La Florida Bakery”, to taste delicious pastries and a hot beverage like Aguapanela or hot santafereño chocolate with cheese.
Heading southeast, you’ll appreciate downtown’s transformation with the new cultural, commercial and residential students buildings in contrast to colonial and republican constructions, before tasting an artisanal ice-cream made out of Amazonic exotic fruits.
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Barrio La Candelaria, Calle 10 # 0 15 Bogota, Colombia Llegando por avenida circunvalar preferiblemente., Bogota 111711 Colombia
Next, you’ll walk through La Candelaria historic district to enjoy a savory meal at a colonial restored house, where you can taste and see recipes from different regions of the country.
At last, you’ll visit an indigenous store, where you’ll have the chance to taste some coca leaf products and have a chat with an indigenous woman from the Embera’s group. She’ll explain to you why Coca is not Cocaine and why it is a fundamental part of indigenous nutrition and a sacred plant. You’ll also get to know more about how they’ve struggled to preserve indigenous culture, economy, and traditions as they’ve faced conflicts with narcos, industry and the government.
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Minimum age is 10 years"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour includes insurance. Please send Passport number by the time of booking to make the insurance effective"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Museo Nacional de Colombia, N, Cra. 7 ##28-66, Bogotá, Colombia
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.